Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.83
Liaison Danielle Smith
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mike Hardy
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability?:
Yes or No
First-year students Yes
Transfer students Yes
Entering graduate students Yes

Percentage of all entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation :

A number of groups from across campus contribute to making orientation at UNB more sustainable. Student Services now prints their O-Week Guides and Schedules on 100% post-consumer recycled paper which go out to all incoming students. Also, rather than including a number of pamphlets in orientation kits, the International Student Advisory Office and the Graduate Student Association included information on USB drives to save paper.

The Student Union Orientation Leaders included green acts into the O-Cup competition and included reusable alternatives to single use plastics within their orientation kits. Several events throughout the week were certified through the Green Event Program, including Red Shirt training. This is open to all first year students and transfer students have the opportunity to opt-in.

Website URL where information about sustainability in student orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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